As Design & Proposal Engineer you are responsible for the development and sales support of our products. You prepare ship designs and adapt them to different customer requirements, prepare specifications and calculate costs through close collaboration with other departments within Damen (Research, Engineering, Production and Sales).
Designing vessels according to the criteria of the customer;
The drafting of the general plan, technical specifications and delivery time in the context of the tender offer and presentation to the customer;
Optimizing (standard) designs, so that the cost price is reduced and the quality, reliability and functionality of the ships can be increased;
Liaising with internal departments such as Research, Engineering, Purchasing and Production for optimal project results;
Monitor the progress of the project in the pre-sales phase;
Provide technical support to the Damen sales organization during the contracting process, from the Damen office or in the office of the customer;
Setting up the project planning, determining the cost price for additional work, drawing up the list of deviations and other customer-specific data;
Product development including market research and concept design.
Skills & experience
Bachelor or Master degree in Naval Architecture and Engineering;
Preferably a minimum of 5 years relevant work experience;
Good verbal and written command of the English and Dutch language;
Customer-oriented, both internally and externally;
Good communication skills.